Barclays: Students must think about insurance

Ahead of the start of the new university term, students across the UK have been urged by Barclays to consider if they are properly insured. According to the provider, taking out the appropriate cover is particularly important for undergraduates, as 16 to 24-year-olds are three times as likely to be burgled than people of other […]

Prudential ‘best mortgage provider’

A year since it was launched, the Prudential property value release plan has been voted the best lifetime mortgage provider by Moneybest, the lender has announced. Ali Garcia, director of lifetime mortgages for Prudential, said that the company was “delighted” to have won the award. According to the lender, a combination of the facts that […]

Mint introduces mobile payment facility

Credit card provider Mint has announced that it is launching an initiative whereby credit card holders can view their balance, their latest transactions and pay their bill via text message. The system functions by sending customers a text message which coincides with the issue of their monthly statement, informing them of the minimum required payment […]